Context menu is a menu which is usually invisible and only appears when you click any mouse button (usually it's right mouse button), providing relevant actions to the item you clicked on.

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Burn Image context menu item missing in Windows 7

My understanding is that in Windows 7 if I right click an ISO image I should have an option Burn Image, or if I double click an ISO I should get a dialog to let me burn the image.... Not happening ...
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Remove “Open in new window” option from Windows Explorer right-click menu

Is there a way to remove the "Open in new window" right-click menu option on directories in Windows Explorer on Windows 7?
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Context Menu key on Dell Inspiron 1720 Keyboard

I've been trying more and more to use the keyboard alone for most of my activities and avoid the mouse. The Context Menu key on most modern keyboards is an invaluable tool for this, as it brings the ...
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Remove “Open with GIMP” from context menu?

I recently uninstalled GIMP on my Vista laptop, but there is still an Open with GIMP option on the context menu for most image file types, like JPEG and PNG. Clicking this option results in an error ...
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Firefox addon for searching with different search engines

I want to be able to right click on the selected text and, instead of Search Google for [whatever is selected], I want to have a submenu that allows me to choose the search engine I want. The list of ...
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Change Windows 7 explorer “Edit” context menu action for jpg and other image file types

When I right click on a jpg file in Windows Explorer (Windows 7), I see that there is an "Edit" menu item. If I click this item, it opens the image in MSPaint. Blah. I have Paint.NET installed, and ...
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KMPlayer: Context menu items not deleted after uninstall (KMP bug)

I have uninstalled KMPlayer but 2 context menu items (Play with KMP, Enqueue in KMP) are still visible when I right-click on any folder. How can I remove these remainders? OS: Win7 x64 Note: I've ...
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Xcode Assign shortcut keys to context menu items

I want to assign a shortcut key to the "Jump To Definition" context menu item in XCode. How?
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different types of shortcuts

Let's say I have two shortcuts for Microsoft Word; the first shortcut was created during the Office installation, the second shortcut I have created myself via right click on winword.exe > Send to > ...
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Textpad - Open new files in same instance by default

I've been a TextPad user for years, and when you install it, it adds an item to the context menu in explorer called "TextPad" that will open any file with textpad, regardless of the extension (whether ...
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Add custom command line to extended context menu in Windows 7

I have an application pinned to the task bar. 90% of the time, I run it with no additional command line options, so I can either click it (if not already open), or right click the icon and click the ...
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How to add a Windows Explorer context menu item with custom functionality?

I'd like to be able to right-click on a file in Windows Explorer, then the 7-Zip sub-menu, and then instead of something like, 'Add to archive...', I'd like, 'Add to <filename>-<today's ...
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Right-Click Windows 7 Taskbar Options Disappeared

I just completed a clean install of 64 bit Windows 7 Home Premium. After adding the old style quick launch toolbar and dragging it to the left, the right-click menu on the main area of the taskbar no ...
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Windows Console in Explorer Context Menu

Is there a way to bring up a Windows console (for the current directory) from the Windows Explorer context menu? I really like this feature in Nautilus (on Linux) and I'm wondering if there is a ...
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Is there a simple context-menu add-in that could make-up for the Windows-7 status bar deficiency?

Edit: I initially asked about free disk space and selected item size. It has since been pointed out that the selected item size summary is still availiable natively in the details pane. I had read ...
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Change Gnome popup menus / combo boxes mouse click behaviour

Whe right clicking in windows that have popup menus you can hold mouse button, wait until popup appears and release above the desired item to click it. This is different from Windows that have popup ...
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Run a program from context menu with admin priveledges (vista UAC)

I have been using Notepad2 lately, great util and i added it to the context menu hence i can click on a file and say Notepad2 and it edits it .. but it loads notepad2 without admin privs so i can't ...
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Creating Context Menu Item For Multiple Files [closed]

I created a context menu item with this line: "C:\Documents and Settings\mmurphy\My Documents\My Tools\WinMerge-2.12.0-exe\WinMergeU.exe" /s "%1" "%2" I selected two files and expected when I ...
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Remove context menu item from FireFox

Is there a way to remove the context menu items in Firefox.
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How do I know which process carries out the task on the context menu

When I right-click on a PNG file, I get a context menu that includes Rotate Clockwise and Rotate Counter Clockwise. Both work great. I am trying to figure out what actual EXE or DLL carries out the ...
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Remove “Send Image…” from Firefox right-click menu

I would like to remove the Send Image... option when right-clicking on an image in Firefox. I never use it and it's very annoying when accidentally clicked. Any ideas how? I'm sure it's possible, but ...
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Windows XP - 'New' Context Menu Items

I am attempting to create new items in this context menu. Some file extensions cannot be added. I have tried both the TweakUI method and the manual registry editing method but both seem to yield ...
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Where's my Open-With gVim context menu option in Windows 7?

I have gVim installed. Under Vista and XP, this offered me an addition to either the object context menu of "Edit with gVim", or an addtion to the "Open With" context menu of "gVim". This would let ...
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Simulating Menu button?

I'm using an IBM ThinkPad keyboard, the one with TrackPoint and without any Windows keys. Since Win-keys tend to be quiet useful, I've remapped left Ctrl to work as Win button, Caps Lock to be my Ctrl ...
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How can I get “Open PowerShell Here” in my context menu?

In XP I was used to having the "Open Command Window Here" option in my context menu for folders. In Vista, it's hidden by default, but I know that I can hold shift when right clicking to see that ...
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How can I add an item to the 'new' context menu?

When I right click anywhere I get an option to add a new file file a specified extension. I would like to add some custom files into this menu, so I can right click and create a new PHP file for ...
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Shorter shortcuts for explorer context menu entries?

As I understand it, in order to select an entry in the context menu in windows explorer, you have to select the file, press shift + F10 to open the context menu, press the underlined shortcut, and ...
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Add an item to the 'send to' menu for ALL users (winxp)

How to add an item to the 'send to' menu for ALL users (winxp) We want to have a link to a debug log viewer available to all users on a server i'm building. Quite simple to add it to one user ...
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Ghosting context menu clicks in WinXP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Menu command stuck on screen Let me preface by saying I have a lot of windows open most of the time, although not resource intensive ones, just browsers, ssh sessions, a ...
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Rearrange/Reduce Windows Context Menu

Windows XP - I have a Context Menu(all kinds) containing many useless commands which i dont use. I need a utility to help me manage it by removing the unwanted commands. I currently use MMM but it ...
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How to enable underscore (shortcut mnemonics) for menu items?

Is there a way to enable shortcut keystrokes from Windows Vista by default? E.g. the following context menu item doesn't display a shortcut key:
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Why Windows right-click new is so slow?

Why most Microsoft Windows systems have a slow right-click context menu new option? For those who don't know what I'm talking about, right-click in any blank space inside a window and choose new ...
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Copy image location in vimperator

When using vimperator, how do I do the equivalent of right-clicking an image and clicking "copy image location"?
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Windows: How to remove items from the right click (context) menu?

The right click (context) menu is minimal and clean on a fresh installation of Windows. Install a bunch of applications and soon the context menu is loaded with all kinds of opening options from ...
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Windows XP: Clean up the Explorer New context menu list

The Explorer right click > New menu has a bunch of file formats I never use that installed apps added. I usually use this just for creating new folders, shortcuts, and text documents. How do I clean ...